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Caramel popcorn spilled out onto a white table from a popcorn box.
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Vegan Popcorn with Caramel

Vegan Popcorn with Caramel has a lovely light sweetness. You'll learn how to make caramel popcorn on the stove and without corn syrup.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 8 Cups
Calories 169kcal


  • 8 cups popped popcorn
  • ¾ cup organic brown sugar
  • ¼ cup dairy-free butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Cook popcorn on the stovetop, Instant Pot, or in a popcorn maker.
  • Pour into a bowl and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees and spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • In a saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter, and salt.
  • Cook until butter is melted. Continue cooking for 3 minutes without stirring.
  • Add baking soda and vanilla extract, stir to combine.
  • Pour over popped corn and stir well.
  • Spread evenly onto the prepared cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 15 minutes at 300 degrees.
  • Cool completely.
  • Store in an airtight container.



Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 314mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg